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Moneyline Favors the Detroit Red Wings in Battle with the Montreal Canadiens – Betting Odds and Pick

The Detroit Red Wings will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Montreal Canadiens invade Joe Louis Arena on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Detroit Red Wings in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -150 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-1.4 result in favor of the Canadiens. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

32-36-12 Detroit battles the Canadiens, currently with a 46-26-9 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 36-35-9 for the Red Wings and 29-37-15 for the Canadiens. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Montreal injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Detroit Red Wings) and the No. 20 (Montreal Canadiens) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 24-ranked offense (2.51 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.44 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 14.4% rate while the Canadiens have a 81.27% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -111 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games
  • Montreal is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Montreal is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal home to , Wednesday, December 31st
Detroit home to New Jersey, Sunday, April 9th